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Lens: AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G IF ED VR II

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Key features

  • # 5.3x zoom lens covering a wide focal range of 16 to 85mm (picture angle is equivalent to focal length of 24 to 127.5mm in the 35mm format)
  • # Vibration Reduction II enables sharper pictures while shooting at shutter speeds up to four stops slower than would otherwise be possible
  • # Optical design optimized for superior performance with Nikon digital SLRs
  • # ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements minimize chromatic aberration while providing higher resolution and superior contrast
  • # Three aspherical lens elements minimize various types of lens aberration
  • # High-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating achieves superior color reproduction while substantially reducing ghosting and flare
  • # Nikon’s exclusive Silent Wave Motor ensures fast, quiet autofocus operation
  • # Rounded seven-blade diaphragm opening makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural
  • # 0.38 m/1.3 ft. closest focus distance throughout the entire zoom range
  • # Accepts 67 mm filter attachments

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Lens details


Lense Name AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G IF ED VR II


NDB Number -Unique Ref. NDB L19 NDB Number Lense 19 Class Info Automatic DX Type Zoom Wide Colour Black Year Intro 2008 Current current

Approximate Price

Price Approx £ GB New Info 359.00 Price approx $US new 551.89 Price approx Euro new 405.67 Year price last checked Info 2008 Price £ GB Auction 329.80 Price $US Auction 507.00 Price Euro Auction 372.67 Year price last checked Info 2009 Auction Count 5 Type of price of Auction U

Focal Length

Focal Length Minimum. Info 16.0 Focal Length Maximum Info 85.0 Equivalent Film Foc. Len. Info  


Aperture Widest 3.5 Aperture Widest Max Zoom 5.6 Aperture Narrowest 22.0 Aperture Narrowest Max Zoom 36.0

Lens Name Features

DX DX AF AF-S D Distance Information D G No Aperture Ring. G IF Internal Focusing IF ED Extra Low Dispertion ED VR Vibration Reduction VRII Zoom Y Micro   Fisheye  

Nikon Code Features

ASP Ashpherical lens elements asp SWM Silent Wave Motor SWM CRC Close-Range Correction Sys   M / A M/A A/M mode (autofocus + man override)   A-M switch.Locks the focus ring   ML Meniscus Protective Lens   SIC Nikon Super Integrated Coating sic RF Rear Focusing   N Nano Crystal Coat   RD Rounded Diaphram   DC Defocus-image Control   HRI High Refractive Index lens  

Physical Features

Elements 17 Groups 11 Weight (gramms(   Size 72 x 85


Power of Magninication 5.3 Zoom Control Manual, via separate zoom ring


Filter Size 67 Filter Frame does not rotate Front Filter Attachement Doesnt Rotate Circular Polarizing Filter   Circular Polarizing Filter2   AF-3 Info   AF-4 Info   Built-in / rear Filter.   Slip On  


View Angle 83.00 View Angle Max Zoom 18.80 Closest 0.38 Maximum reproduction ratio. Info 1/4.6 Distance Scale Yes M/A Manual / Automatic Focus Yes Focus Limit Switch   Focus Preset   Focus Lock Button   Automatic / Manual mode Switch   Infra Red Compensation Scale  


Tripod Mount  


Optional Accessories 67mm screw-in filter Included Accs. 67 mm snap-on front lens cap LC-67, Rear lens cap LF-1,Bayonet hood HB-39, Flexible lens pouch CL-1015

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